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Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"Instead of replying to all these latest posts, how about a reply to my last couple of posts containing information on the effects of psychedelics on problem solving and scientific discovery? I've provided some information that's very…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"An article by James Fadiman: The promise of psychedelic research. Outtake: Low Dose: Creative Problem-Solving At a dose of about 100 micrograms of LSD, higher-than-normal levels of creativity have been reported. Willis Harman, president of IONS…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"It seems that you're conflating perception with perceptual psychology. I'll quote wikipedia for clarity: Any time you problems-solve, make a decision, make a memory or reflect on one you are using a example of perceptual…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"Who's to say that the hypothesis doesn't make sense? Comparing mac and cheese to compounds known to expand and alter consciousness is comparing apples and oranges. I would say that the research done by James Fadiman would fit the bill.…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"I'll just quote directly, so this post comes at the end of the thread.Heather Spoonheim:"Crick on LSD when he discovered LSD = BULLSHIT"OK, the Crick-LSD thing does indeed seem to be false. That, however, does not dismiss any and all…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"I'll just quote directly, so this post comes at the end of the thread.Heather Spoonheim:"Crick on LSD when he discovered LSD = BULLSHIT"OK, the Crick-LSD thing does indeed seem to be false. That, however, does not dismiss any and all…"
Mar 29, 2013
Robert Lydan replied to Heather Spoonheim's discussion 'The Junk Science of Terrence McKenna'
"I'd have to respectfully disagree with this statement (quote: we've never found that people high on acid or psilocybin have anything particularly valuable to contribute to problem solving or even dialog (beyond some good laughs).). Francis…"
Mar 27, 2013
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